The Story of Kibbeh Sinayee
April 25, 2018

In each issue of Paleo Magazine, I share the history of a traditional recipe and adapt it to fit into a healthier paleo lifestyle. This time, I’m...

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Grain-Free Pita Bread
March 30, 2018

A few days ago, I posted "lost" photos from an epic Middle Eastern feast my dad and I made together. And today, I'm sharing the...

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Middle Eastern Feast: A Story In Photos
March 28, 2018

You guys! I've had this post about my dad's visit to Vermont—and the subsequent Middle Eastern feast—in my drafts since November 3, 2015. That was...

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Israeli Sabich (Paleo, Whole30
August 21, 2017

I’ve never eaten an authentic Sabich (sounds like SAH-beesh) from a street vendor in Israel. But I like to travel with my taste buds, so...

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‘Almost’ Amba
August 14, 2017

Traditional amba is a sort of pickle condiment made from mango and spices. It originated in Iraq, but is also found in Israel and India,...

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Chicken Shawarma
May 09, 2017

There are combo-shops that sell döner kebabs and pizza on every other corner in Prague's city center, and the luscious smells—a unique combination of hot fat...

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Epic Paleo Liver Recipes
December 01, 2015

We just returned from our Thanksgiving visit to Montreal, and one of the appetizers we devoured at Joe Beef reminded me how much I love the...

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Snap Peas with Lemon, Mint, and Pistachios
July 06, 2015

The pick-your-own garden at our CSA Sunrise Farm is twisted with beautiful pea vines right now! Both snow peas and snap peas are on the menu, and I'm delighted...

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Persian-Spiced Winter Vegetable Soup
January 08, 2015

A few thoughts on soup... 1. I'm still on my soup-for-breakfast kick and since it's lasted more than 18 months, I don't think it can be called...

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Persian Roast Leg of Lamb
March 19, 2014

We ate a lot of leg of lamb when I was growing up, and whether it was roasted or turned into kebabs, my dad was...

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Persian Spice Blend: Advieh
November 11, 2013

  I'm always super excited when I learn about new spice blends — or, more accurately, spice blends that are new to me, because most...

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Gluten-Free Paleo Tabbouleh
July 02, 2012

In my imagination, if summer had a taste, it would be fresh lemon. In reality, my summer — suffering in the stifling heat of central...

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